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A US Navy (USN) Austin Class (Amphibious Transport Dock) (LPD) ship underway off the coast of California. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

A US Navy (USN) Austin Class (Amphibious Transport Dock) (LPD) ship un...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

In this file photo from July 1993, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Frank B. Kelso II speaks to Sailors and Marines on the flight deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Ponce (LPD 15).

In this file photo from July 1993, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm...

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Jul. 19, 1993) In this file photo from July 1993, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Frank B. Kelso II speaks to Sailors and Marines on the flight deck of the amphibious transport dock ship... more

LCAC Hits the Beach

LCAC Hits the Beach

Oahu, Hawaii (Jun. 11, 1996) .A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) departs from Kaneohe Bay Marine Corps Station, Hawaii, for USS Cleveland (LPD 07), an Amphibious Transport Dock ship, during RIMPAC 96. The LCAC,... more

USS Denver (LPD 9) underway.

USS Denver (LPD 9) underway.

Pacific Ocean (Sep. 30, 1997) An SH-60 "Seahawk" assigned to Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light Four One (HSL-41), flies along side the amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver (LPD 9), during fleet oper... more

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines from Battalion Landing Team (BLT) 2/2's Golf Company launch their Combat Rubber Reconnaissance Crafts (CRRC) from the well deck of the US Navy (USN) Amphibious Transport Dock, USS AUSTIN (LPD 4), during an amphibious landing on Zirje Island, Croatia. The raid is part of a bilateral training exercise held in Croatia between the Sailors and Marines attached to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit Special Operations Capable (MEUSOC) and the Croatian military, participating in the bilateral training exercise Croatian Phiblex 2000

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines from Battalion Landing Team (BLT) 2/2's...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CROATIAN PHIBLEX 2000. Base: USS Austin (LPD 4) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Derek A. Shoemake, USMC Release Status: Released t... more

Cmdr. Tom Kait, commanding officer of the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17) visits a patient at Methodist Children's Hospital.

Cmdr. Tom Kait, commanding officer of the amphibious transport dock sh...

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Oct. 25, 2001) Cmdr. Tom Kait, commanding officer of the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17) visits a patient at Methodist Children's Hospital. Sailors assigned to the Sa... more

Members of a US Navy (USN) Special Boat Unit (SBU) operate their 11-meter Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) while providing security for the USN AUSTIN CLASS: Amphibious Transport Dock, USS SHERVEPORT (LPD 12), while conducting Leadership Interdiction Operations, (LIO), in the North Arabian Sea, during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

Members of a US Navy (USN) Special Boat Unit (SBU) operate their 11-me...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Country: Arabian Sea Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Kevin H. Tierney, USN Release Status: Released to Public Com... more

Humanitarian operations East Timor

Humanitarian operations East Timor

Dili, East Timor (Feb. 22, 2002) Sailors arrive in East Timor via Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 1651, assigned to Assault Craft Unit One, from the amphibious transport ship USS Juneau (LPD 10). The Sailors will ... more

Humanitarian operations East Timor

Humanitarian operations East Timor

Dili, East Timor (Feb. 22, 2002) A U.S. Navy Sailor assigned to the amphibious transport ship USS Juneau (LPD 10), helps to unload a truck full of supplies to be used in repair projects at a local elementary sc... more

US Navy (USN) Ships assigned to the Essex Amphibious Ready Group underway in the Pacific Ocean, while conducting a semi-annual amphibious integration training exercise known as the Blue-Green Workups. Pictured left-to-right, the WHIDBEY ISLAND CLASS: Dock Land Ship, the USS GERMANTOWN (LSD 42), WASP CLASS: Amphibious Assault Ship, USS ESSEX (LHD 2), the AUSTIN CLASS: Amphibious Transport Dock, USS JUNEAU (LPD 10) and the USS FORT McHENRY (LSD 43)

US Navy (USN) Ships assigned to the Essex Amphibious Ready Group under...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: PHAA Stephanie M. Bergman, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital ... more

Loaded with U.S. Marines and AH-1W

Loaded with U.S. Marines and AH-1W

San Diego, Calif. (Jan. 17, 2003) Loaded with U.S. Marines and AH-1W "Super Cobra" attack helicopters, USS Dubuque (LPD 8) heads to sea for an unscheduled deployment in support of U.S. interests. The amphibiou... more

USS Anchorage (LSD 36) departs San Diego Bay

USS Anchorage (LSD 36) departs San Diego Bay

San Diego, Calif. (Jan. 17, 2003) USS Anchorage (LSD 36) departs San Diego Bay as she heads to sea for an unscheduled deployment in support of U.S. national interests. The amphibious dock landing ship is part ... more

Loaded with U.S. Marines and AH-1W

Loaded with U.S. Marines and AH-1W

San Diego, Calif. (Jan. 17, 2003) Loaded with U.S. Marines and AH-1W "Super Cobra" attack helicopters, USS Cleveland (LPD 7) heads to sea for an unscheduled deployment in support of U.S. interests. The amphibi... more

USS Anchorage (LSD 36) departs San Diego Bay

USS Anchorage (LSD 36) departs San Diego Bay

San Diego, Calif. (Jan. 17, 2003) USS Anchorage (LSD 36) departs San Diego Bay as she heads to sea for an unscheduled deployment in support of U.S. national interests. The amphibious dock landing ship is part ... more

USS Anchorage (LSD 36) departs San Diego Bay

USS Anchorage (LSD 36) departs San Diego Bay

San Diego, Calif. (Jan. 17, 2003) USS Anchorage (LSD 36) departs San Diego Bay as she heads to sea for an unscheduled deployment in support of U.S. national interests. The amphibious dock landing ship is part ... more

A Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) closes-in to its return station, the amphibious transport dock USS Cleveland (LPD 7).

A Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) closes-in to its return station, t...

Central Command Area of Responsibility (Feb. 24, 2003) A Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) closes-in to its return station, the amphibious transport dock USS Cleveland (LPD 7). An LCAC is a high-speed, ship-to-... more

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Anchorage (LSD 36) recovers a Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) to prepare for another load of equipment and Marines, assigned to 1st Marine Expeditionary Battalion (1 MEB), for a trip to shore.

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Anchorage (LSD 36) recovers a Lan...

Central Command Area of Responsibility (Feb. 24, 2003) The amphibious dock landing ship USS Anchorage (LSD 36) recovers a Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) to prepare for another load of equipment and Marines, ... more

A busy day for the White Beach Port Facility in Okinawa, Japan.

A busy day for the White Beach Port Facility in Okinawa, Japan.

White Beach Port Facility, Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 28, 2003) A busy day for the White Beach Port Facility in Okinawa, Japan as the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2), Japanese Maritime Defense Force (JMSDF)... more

A busy day for the White Beach Port Facility in Okinawa, Japan.

A busy day for the White Beach Port Facility in Okinawa, Japan.

White Beach Port Facility, Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 28, 2003) A busy day for the White Beach Port Facility in Okinawa, Japan as the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2), Japanese Maritime Defense Force (JMSDF)... more

The amphibious transport dock ship U.S.S. Juneau (LPD-10) and the amphibious dock landing ship U.S.S. Fort Mc Henry (LSD 43) are pier side in Okinawa, Japan

The amphibious transport dock ship U.S.S. Juneau (LPD-10) and the amph...

White Beach Naval Facility, Okinawa, Japan (Feb. 28, 2003) The amphibious transport dock ship USS Juneau (LPD-10) and the amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort Mc Henry (LSD 43) are pier side in Okinawa, Japan.... more

A Landing Craft Utility (LCU), delivers Sailors and U.S. Marines from the Essex Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) to the island of Iwo Jima

A Landing Craft Utility (LCU), delivers Sailors and U.S. Marines from ...

Iwo Jima, Japan (Mar. 03, 2003) A Landing Craft Utility (LCU), delivers Sailors and U.S. Marines from the Essex Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) to the island of Iwo Jima. The Essex ARG, consisting of USS Essex (L... more

A Landing Craft Utility (LCU), is guided ashore by Sailors from Beach Master Unit One (BMU-1) as it transports U.S. Marines and their equipment ashore from the Essex Amphibious Ready Group (ARG)

A Landing Craft Utility (LCU), is guided ashore by Sailors from Beach ...

Iwo Jima, Japan (Mar. 10, 2003) A Landing Craft Utility (LCU), is guided ashore by Sailors from Beach Master Unit One (BMU-1) as it transports U.S. Marines and their equipment ashore from the Essex Amphibious R... more

A British Royal Navy GKN Westland Lynx HMA Mk. 8 helicopter acts as plane guard for an MH-53 Sea Dragon helicopter assigned to the �Vanguards� of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron Fourteen (HM-14).

A British Royal Navy GKN Westland Lynx HMA Mk. 8 helicopter acts as pl...

The Arabian Gulf (Mar. 23, 2003) A British Royal Navy GKN Westland Lynx HMA Mk. 8 helicopter acts as plane guard for an MH-53 Sea Dragon helicopter assigned to the Vanguards of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures S... more

An MH-53 Sea Dragon helicopter from the 'Vanguards' of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron Fourteen (HM-14) pulls a Mark-105 magnetic sled during mine countermeasure operations.

An MH-53 Sea Dragon helicopter from the 'Vanguards' of Helicopter Mine...

Central Command Area of Responsibility (Mar. 23, 2003) An MH-53 Sea Dragon helicopter from the 'Vanguards' of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron Fourteen (HM-14) pulls a Mark-105 magnetic sled during mine... more

ATF-West deployed from San Diego January 17, transporting Marines and their gear to Kuwait for further deployment into Iraq.

ATF-West deployed from San Diego January 17, transporting Marines and ...

Arabian Gulf (May. 24, 2003) Amphibious Task Force-West (ATF-West), comprised of USS Bon Homme Richard (LHD 6), USS Boxer (LHD 4), USS Dubuque (LPD 8), USS Comstock (LSD 45), USS Anchorage (LSD 36), USS Pearl H... more

USS Ponce (LPD 15) returns to it's homeport at Naval Station Norfolk

USS Ponce (LPD 15) returns to it's homeport at Naval Station Norfolk

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. (Jun. 25, 2003) The amphibious transport dock ship USS Ponce (LPD 15) returns to it's homeport at Naval Station Norfolk after completing a six month deployment to the Arabian Gulf in ... more

The amphibious transport dock ship USS Cleveland (LPD 7) sails into San Diego Harbor.

The amphibious transport dock ship USS Cleveland (LPD 7) sails into Sa...

San Diego, Calif. (Jul. 26, 2003) The amphibious transport dock ship USS Cleveland (LPD 7) sails into San Diego Harbor on her way to her berth at Naval Station San Diego, while her Sailors "man the rails." Cle... more

USS Cleveland (LPD 7) pulls into San Diego Harbor

USS Cleveland (LPD 7) pulls into San Diego Harbor

San Diego, Calif. (Jul. 26, 2003) The amphibious transport dock ship USS Cleveland (LPD 7) pulls into San Diego Harbor on her way to her berth at Naval Station San Diego with her Sailors "manning the rails." C... more

USS Dubuque (LPD 8) clears the Coronado Bridge with the assistance of a tugboat. Dubuque is returning to her homeport of Naval Station San Diego

USS Dubuque (LPD 8) clears the Coronado Bridge with the assistance of ...

San Diego, Calif. (Jul. 26, 2003) , USS Dubuque (LPD 8) clears the Coronado Bridge with the assistance of a tugboat. Dubuque is returning to her homeport of Naval Station San Diego. Dubuque is returning from d... more

The amphibious transport dock ship USS Dubuque (LPD 8) sails into San Diego Harbor.

The amphibious transport dock ship USS Dubuque (LPD 8) sails into San ...

San Diego, Calif. (Jul. 26, 2003) The amphibious transport dock ship USS Dubuque (LPD 8) sails into San Diego Harbor on her way to her berth at Naval Station San Diego, while her Sailors man the rails. Dubuque... more

An officer assigned to USS Cleveland (LPD 7) greets his wife following the ships return to Naval Station San Diego

An officer assigned to USS Cleveland (LPD 7) greets his wife following...

Naval Station San Diego, Calif. (Jul. 26, 2003) An officer assigned to USS Cleveland (LPD 7) greets his wife following the ships return to Naval Station San Diego. Cleveland is returning from deployment in sup... more

USS Dubuque (LPD 8) pulls into San Diego Harbor

USS Dubuque (LPD 8) pulls into San Diego Harbor

San Diego, Calif. (Jul. 26, 2003) The amphibious transport dock ship USS Dubuque (LPD 8) pulls into San Diego Harbor on her way to her berth at Naval Station San Diego with her Sailors "manning the rails." Dub... more

Capt. David Taylor, commander, Amphibious Squadron Six, greets Sen. John Warner (R-Va.), Chairman, Armed Services Committee, aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7)

Capt. David Taylor, commander, Amphibious Squadron Six, greets Sen. Jo...

Atlantic Ocean (Aug. 27, 2003) Capt. David Taylor, commander, Amphibious Squadron Six, greets Sen. John Warner (R-Va.), Chairman, Armed Services Committee, aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7... more

 A Marine from USS Nashville (LPD 13) unloads a M1-A1 Abrams main battle tank from Landing Craft Air Cushioned (LCAC) vehicle at U.S. Naval Station Rota, Spain

A Marine from USS Nashville (LPD 13) unloads a M1-A1 Abrams main batt...

U.S. Naval Station Rota, Spain (Oct. 01, 2003) A Marine from USS Nashville (LPD 13) unloads a M1-A1 Abrams main battle tank from Landing Craft Air Cushioned (LCAC) vehicle at U.S. Naval Station Rota, Spain. The... more

Master-At-Arms Seaman Travis Slusher stands watch on pier 32, where USS Cleveland (LPD 7) is docked during the Fleet Week in San Francisco

Master-At-Arms Seaman Travis Slusher stands watch on pier 32, where US...

San Francisco, Calif. (Oct. 10, 2003) Master-At-Arms Seaman Travis Slusher stands watch on pier 32, where USS Cleveland (LPD 7) is docked during the Fleet Week in San Francisco. The celebration is held at the F... more

Navy Blue Angels perform aerial maneuvers

Navy Blue Angels perform aerial maneuvers

San Francisco Calif. (Oct. 10, 2003) Navy Blue Angels perform aerial maneuvers during the San Francisco Fleet week. This year marks the 22nd year of Navy participation in Fleet Week. The celebration is held at ... more

Navy Blue Angels perform aerial maneuvers

Navy Blue Angels perform aerial maneuvers

San Francisco Calif. (Oct. 10, 2003) Navy Blue Angels perform aerial maneuvers during the San Francisco Fleet week. This year marks the 22nd year of Navy participation in Fleet Week. The celebration is held at... more

Navy Blue Angels perform aerial maneuvers

Navy Blue Angels perform aerial maneuvers

San Francisco, Calif. (Oct. 10, 2003) Navy Blue Angels perform aerial maneuvers during the San Francisco Fleet Week. This year marks the 22nd year of Navy participation in Fleet Week. The celebration is held a... more

USS Shiloh (CG 67) arrives in San Francisco

USS Shiloh (CG 67) arrives in San Francisco

San Francisco Calif. (Oct. 11, 2003) USS Shiloh (CG 67) arrives in San Francisco for the Parade of Ships during the San Francisco Fleet Week. This year marks the 22nd year of Navy participation in Fleet Week. T... more

A patrol craft from Mobile Security Squadron Three patrols San Francisco Bay area during the annual Fleet Week in San Francisco

A patrol craft from Mobile Security Squadron Three patrols San Francis...

San Francisco, Calif. (Oct. 11, 2003) A patrol craft from Mobile Security Squadron Three patrols San Francisco Bay area during the annual Fleet Week in San Francisco. The celebration is held at the Fishermans W... more

Sailors aboard USS Shiloh (CG 67) render a gun salute to the mayor of San Francisco as the ship makes its way across San Francisco Bay as part of Fleet Week

Sailors aboard USS Shiloh (CG 67) render a gun salute to the mayor of ...

San Francisco Bay (Oct. 11, 2003) Sailors aboard USS Shiloh (CG 67) render a gun salute to the mayor of San Francisco as the ship makes its way across San Francisco Bay as part of Fleet Week. The celebration wa... more

Navy Blue Angels perform flight demonstrations over the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco during Fleet Week 2003

Navy Blue Angels perform flight demonstrations over the Golden Gate Br...

San Francisco, Calif. (Oct. 11, 2003) Navy Blue Angels perform flight demonstrations over the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco during Fleet Week 2003. This marks the 22nd year of Navy participation. The cele... more

Navy Blue Angels perform flight demonstrations over the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco during Fleet Week 2003

Navy Blue Angels perform flight demonstrations over the Golden Gate Br...

San Francisco, Calif. (Oct. 11, 2003) Navy Blue Angels perform flight demonstrations over the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco during Fleet Week 2003. This marks the 22nd year of Navy participation. The cele... more

USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) and other U.S. Navy and Coast Guard Ships line up in formation to parade across San Francisco Bay and commence Navy Fleet Week 2003 festivities

USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) and other U.S. Navy and Coast Guard Ships line ...

San Francisco, Calif. (Oct. 11, 2003) USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) and other U.S. Navy and Coast Guard Ships line up in formation to parade across San Francisco Bay and commence Navy Fleet Week 2003 festivities. This... more

Gunner's Mate 1st Class Scott Golden patrols the San Francisco Bay Area during the annual Fleet Week in San Francisco, Calif.

Gunner's Mate 1st Class Scott Golden patrols the San Francisco Bay Are...

San Francisco, Calif. (Oct. 11, 2003) Gunner's Mate 1st Class Scott Golden patrols the San Francisco Bay Area during the annual Fleet Week in San Francisco, Calif. The celebration is held at the Fishermans Whar... more

Navy Blue Angels perform flight demonstrations over the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco during Fleet Week 2003

Navy Blue Angels perform flight demonstrations over the Golden Gate Br...

San Francisco, Calif. (Oct. 11, 2003) Navy Blue Angels perform flight demonstrations over the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco during Fleet Week 2003. This marks the 22nd year of Navy participation. The cele... more

USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) arrives in San Francisco for the Parade of Ships during San Francisco Fleet Week.

USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) arrives in San Francisco for the Parade of Ship...

San Francisco Calif. (Oct. 11, 2003) USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) arrives in San Francisco for the Parade of Ships during San Francisco Fleet Week. This marks the 22nd year of Navy participation. The celebration is ... more

USS Hopper (DDG 70) arrives in San Francisco

USS Hopper (DDG 70) arrives in San Francisco

San Francisco Calif. (Oct. 11, 2003) USS Hopper (DDG 70) arrives in San Francisco, for the Parade of Ships during the San Francisco Fleet Week. This year marks the 22nd year of Navy participation in Fleet Week.... more

Cryptologic Technician 3rd Class Keith Elinkowski, from Chicago, Ill., greets the crowd at the 135th Annual Italian Heritage Parade during San Francisco Fleet Week 2003

Cryptologic Technician 3rd Class Keith Elinkowski, from Chicago, Ill.,...

San Francisco, Calif. (Oct. 12, 2003) Cryptologic Technician 3rd Class Keith Elinkowski, from Chicago, Ill., greets the crowd at the 135th Annual Italian Heritage Parade during San Francisco Fleet Week 2003. Th... more

Navy Blue Angels fly in formation in front of Alcatraz, during San Francisco Fleet Week 2003.

Navy Blue Angels fly in formation in front of Alcatraz, during San Fra...

San Francisco, Calif. (Oct. 12, 2003) Navy Blue Angels fly in formation in front of Alcatraz, during San Francisco Fleet Week 2003. This marks the 22nd year of Navy participation. The celebration is held at the... more

Vice Adm. Micahel J. McCabe, Commander, Third Fleet, cruises in front of the Marine Corps Marching Band in the Italian Heritage Day Parade at Fisherman�s Wharf during San Francisco's Fleet Week 2003

Vice Adm. Micahel J. McCabe, Commander, Third Fleet, cruises in front ...

San Francisco, Calif. (Oct. 12, 2003) Vice Adm. Micahel J. McCabe, Commander, Third Fleet, cruises in front of the Marine Corps Marching Band in the Italian Heritage Day Parade at Fishermans Wharf during San Fr... more

Navy Blue Angels fly in formation above USS Cleveland (LPD 7) during San Francisco Fleet Week 2003

Navy Blue Angels fly in formation above USS Cleveland (LPD 7) during S...

San Francisco, Calif. (Oct. 12, 2003) Navy Blue Angels fly in formation above USS Cleveland (LPD 7) during San Francisco Fleet Week 2003. This marks the 22nd year of Navy participation. The celebration is held ... more

Sailors from the guided missile frigate USS Thach (FFG 43) move drywall for Habitat For Humanity International during San Francisco Fleet Week

Sailors from the guided missile frigate USS Thach (FFG 43) move drywal...

San Francisco Bay (Oct. 13, 2003) Sailors from the guided missile frigate USS Thach (FFG 43) move drywall for Habitat For Humanity International during San Francisco Fleet Week. Habitat for Humanity Internatio... more

The U.S. Navy�s Fire Scout vertical takeoff and landing tactical unmanned aerial vehicle

The U.S. Navy�s Fire Scout vertical takeoff and landing tactical unman...

Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Md. (Oct. 14, 2003) The U.S. Navys Fire Scout vertical takeoff and landing tactical unmanned aerial vehicle before a day of developmental flight tests at the Webster Field Anne... more

USS Juneau (LPD 10) Command Master Chief Tom Howard is greeted by his children following a three-month deployment.

USS Juneau (LPD 10) Command Master Chief Tom Howard is greeted by his ...

U.S. Fleet Activities Sasebo, Japan (Oct. 27, 2003) USS Juneau (LPD 10) Command Master Chief Tom Howard is greeted by his children following a three-month deployment. Juneau is forward deployed to Fleet Activi... more

Sailors assigned to U.S. Fleet Activities Sasebo assist in the mooring of USS Juneau (LPD 10) after a three-month deployment.

Sailors assigned to U.S. Fleet Activities Sasebo assist in the mooring...

U.S. Fleet Activities Sasebo, Japan (Oct. 27, 2003) Sailors assigned to U.S. Fleet Activities Sasebo assist in the mooring of USS Juneau (LPD 10) after a three-month deployment. Juneau is forward deployed to F... more

A newly installed buoy-based security barrier stretches around the amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver (LPD 9) as the ship takes on ammunition.

A newly installed buoy-based security barrier stretches around the amp...

Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach, Calif. (Feb. 10, 2004) A newly installed buoy-based security barrier stretches around the amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver (LPD 9) as the ship takes on ammunition. As... more

Security personnel patrol the waters of Anaheim Bay while the amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver (LPD 9) takes on ammunition.

Security personnel patrol the waters of Anaheim Bay while the amphibio...

Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach, Calif. (Feb. 10, 2004) Security personnel patrol the waters of Anaheim Bay while the amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver (LPD 9) takes on ammunition. Naval Weapons Stati... more

The memorial for USS San Diego (CL 53) nears completion on San Diego's waterfront.

The memorial for USS San Diego (CL 53) nears completion on San Diego's...

San Diego, Calif. (Apr. 14, 2004) The memorial for USS San Diego (CL 53) nears completion on San Diego's waterfront. The contemporary granite sculpture will honor the World War II-era light cruiser and her crew... more

Sailors assigned to the amphibious transport dock USS Denver (LPD 9) man the rails as the ship gets underway for deployment.

Sailors assigned to the amphibious transport dock USS Denver (LPD 9) m...

San Diego, Calif. (May. 27, 2004) Sailors assigned to the amphibious transport dock USS Denver (LPD 9) "man the rails" as the ship gets underway for deployment. More than 5,000 Sailors and Marines embarked with... more

Sailors and Marines man the rails as the amphibious assault ship USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3) prepares to depart on their deployment.

Sailors and Marines man the rails as the amphibious assault ship USS B...

San Diego, Calif. (May. 27, 2004) Sailors and Marines "man the rails" as the amphibious assault ship USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3) prepares to depart on their deployment. More than 5,000 Sailors and Marines embarked... more

Marines and Sailors salute the Ensign during morning colors as the USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3) prepares to depart for a six-month deployment.

Marines and Sailors salute the Ensign during morning colors as the USS...

Pacific Ocean (May. 27, 2004) Marines and Sailors salute the Ensign during morning colors as the USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3) prepares to depart for a six-month deployment. Belleau Wood is the flagship for Belleau ... more

Sailors and Marines man the rails as the amphibious assault ship USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3) prepares to depart on their deployment.

Sailors and Marines man the rails as the amphibious assault ship USS B...

San Diego, Calif. (May. 27, 2004) Sailors and Marines "man the rails" as the amphibious assault ship USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3) prepares to depart on their deployment. More than 5,000 Sailors and Marines embarked... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3) pulls away from the pier at Naval Station San Diego.

The amphibious assault ship USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3) pulls away from t...

San Diego, Calif. (May. 27, 2004) The amphibious assault ship USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3) pulls away from the pier at Naval Station San Diego. More than 5,000 Sailors and Marines embarked with the Belleau Wood Exp... more

More than 5,000 Sailors and Marines embarked with USS Belleau Wood's (LHA 3) Expeditionary Strike Group Three (ESG-3), deployed to the Western Pacific and Central Command Area of Responsibility (AOR).

More than 5,000 Sailors and Marines embarked with USS Belleau Wood's (...

San Diego, Calif. (May. 27, 2004) More than 5,000 Sailors and Marines embarked with USS Belleau Wood's (LHA 3) Expeditionary Strike Group Three (ESG-3), are deploying to the Western Pacific and Central Command ... more

A Tug boat pushes the amphibious assault ship USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3) away from the pier.

A Tug boat pushes the amphibious assault ship USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3)...

San Diego, Calif. (May. 27, 2004) A Tug boat pushes the amphibious assault ship USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3) away from the pier as it deploys to the Western Pacific and Central Command Area of Responsibility (AOR).... more

Sailors and Marines man the rails as the amphibious assault ship USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3) prepares to depart on their deployment.

Sailors and Marines man the rails as the amphibious assault ship USS B...

San Diego, Calif. (May. 27, 2004) Sailors and Marines "man the rails" as the amphibious assault ship USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3) prepares to depart on their deployment. More than 5,000 Sailors and Marines embarked... more

Sailors and Marines man the rails as the amphibious assault ship USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3) prepares to depart on their deployment.

Sailors and Marines man the rails as the amphibious assault ship USS B...

San Diego, Calif. (May. 27, 2004) Sailors and Marines "man the rails" as the amphibious assault ship USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3) prepares to depart on their deployment. More than 5,000 Sailors and Marines embarked... more

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Comstock (LSD 45) steams toward the Coronado Bay Bridge of San Diego as it gets underway for deployment.

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Comstock (LSD 45) steams toward t...

San Diego, Calif. (May. 27, 2004) The amphibious dock landing ship USS Comstock (LSD 45) steams toward the Coronado Bay Bridge of San Diego as it gets underway for deployment. More than 5,000 Sailors and Marine... more

Journalist Allaman Smith assigned to the Naval Media Center Sasebo, records rock group Dishwalla's bass player, Scot Alexander .

Journalist Allaman Smith assigned to the Naval Media Center Sasebo, re...

Sasebo, Japan (Jun. 15, 2004) Journalist Allaman Smith assigned to the Naval Media Center Sasebo, records rock group Dishwalla's bass player, Scot Alexander during a performance at the Sasebo Naval Base as part... more

Sailors aboard the Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53), man the rails as the ship heads for the Coronado Bridge.

Sailors aboard the Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS Mobile...

San Diego, Calif. (Jun. 17, 2004) Sailors aboard the Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53), man the rails as the ship heads for the Coronado Bridge. Mobile Bay is part of the Belleau W... more

The guided missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) prepares to depart for a six-month deployment. Mobile Bay is part of the Belleau Wood Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG).

The guided missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) prepares to depart f...

San Diego, Calif. (Jun. 17, 2004) The guided missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) prepares to depart for a six-month deployment. Mobile Bay is part of the Belleau Wood Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG). Bella ... more

Airman Juan Magana explains life as an enlisted landing signalman to a group touring the amphibious transport docks ship USS Dubuque (LPD 8) during the 20th annual Seabee Days.

Airman Juan Magana explains life as an enlisted landing signalman to a...

Port Hueneme, Calif. (Jun. 24, 2004) Airman Juan Magana explains life as an enlisted landing signalman to a group touring the amphibious transport docks ship USS Dubuque (LPD 8) during the 20th annual Seabee Da... more

USS Dubuque (LPD 8) and guided missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) operate underway near the Hawaiian Islands.

USS Dubuque (LPD 8) and guided missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones (...

Pacific Ocean (Jun. 25, 2004) The amphibious dock landing USS Dubuque (LPD 8) and guided missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) operate underway near the Hawaiian Islands during the recent Rim of the Pa... more

 The Amphibious transport dock ship USS Dubuque (LPD 8) transits past Hospital Point in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

The Amphibious transport dock ship USS Dubuque (LPD 8) transits past ...

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (Jun. 29, 2004) The Amphibious transport dock ship USS Dubuque (LPD 8) transits past Hospital Point in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, before beginning the multinational joint exercise "Rim of the Pa... more

Operations Specialist 1st Class Robert G. Swigart, of Fountain Valley, Calif., plots the position of the amphibious assault ship USS Belleau Wood LHA 3.

Operations Specialist 1st Class Robert G. Swigart, of Fountain Valley,...

Arabian Gulf (Jul. 02, 2004) Operations Specialist 1st Class Robert G. Swigart, of Fountain Valley, Calif., plots the position of the amphibious assault ship USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3) in the Combat Information C... more

 Marines assigned to special operations capable 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit MEU and Sailors assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Belleau Wood LHA 3.

Marines assigned to special operations capable 11th Marine Expedition...

Arabian Gulf (Jul. 02, 2004) Marines assigned to special operations capable 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) and Sailors assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3) gather for an "All H... more

Commander, Expeditionary Strike Group Three ESG-3, Brig. Gen. Joseph V. Medina, left of white shirt, Commanding Officer, USS Belleau Wood LHA 3.

Commander, Expeditionary Strike Group Three ESG-3, Brig. Gen. Joseph V...

Arabian Gulf (Jul. 02, 2004) Commander, Expeditionary Strike Group Three (ESG-3), Brig. Gen. Joseph V. Medina, left of white shirt, Commanding Officer, USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3) Capt. Earl L. Gay, green shirt, B... more

A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) makes wake towards the beach as a member of the Beach Master Unit signals for a Landing Craft Utility (LCU) to come ashore.

A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) makes wake towards the beach as a m...

Kuwait Naval Base (Jul. 06, 2004) A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) makes wake towards the beach as a member of the Beach Master Unit signals for a Landing Craft Utility (LCU) to come ashore during USS Belleau... more

A Landing Craft Utility (LCU 1632) drops it gate during a beach landing as USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3) Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) transfers equipment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF).

A Landing Craft Utility (LCU 1632) drops it gate during a beach landin...

Kuwait Naval Base (Jul. 06, 2004) A Landing Craft Utility (LCU 1632) drops it gate during a beach landing as USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3) Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) transfers equipment in support of Operation... more

The amphibious transport dock USS Dubuque (LPD 8) cruises out to sea where it will participate in exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2004.

The amphibious transport dock USS Dubuque (LPD 8) cruises out to sea w...

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (Jul. 06, 2004) The amphibious transport dock USS Dubuque (LPD 8) cruises out to sea where it will participate in exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2004. RIMPAC is the largest internatio... more

The amphibious transport dock USS Dubuque (LPD 8) steams to its position during exercise Rim of the Pacific 2004.

The amphibious transport dock USS Dubuque (LPD 8) steams to its positi...

Pacific Ocean (Jul. 06, 2004) The amphibious transport dock USS Dubuque (LPD 8) steams to its position during exercise Rim of the Pacific 2004. RIMPAC is the largest international maritime exercise in the water... more

A U.S. Marine armored personnel vehicle is off-loaded from a Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) .

A U.S. Marine armored personnel vehicle is off-loaded from a Landing C...

Kuwait Naval Base (Jul. 06, 2004) A U.S. Marine armored personnel vehicle is off-loaded from a Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) during USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3) Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) transfer of equip... more

The MK-105 Magnetic Influence Minesweeping System, better known as the

The MK-105 Magnetic Influence Minesweeping System, better known as the...

Pacific Ocean (Jul. 07, 2004) The MK-105 Magnetic Influence Minesweeping System, better known as the "sled", is a high speed catamaran hydrofoil platform which is towed behind the MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter. ... more

viation Electrician's Mate 2nd Class Tony Lio from Torrance, Calif., maneuvers an AQS-24 mine locator during a mine countermeasure operation.

viation Electrician's Mate 2nd Class Tony Lio from Torrance, Calif., m...

Pacific Ocean (Jul. 08, 2004) Aviation Electrician's Mate 2nd Class Tony Lio from Torrance, Calif., maneuvers an AQS-24 mine locator during a mine countermeasure operation. The AQS-24 is a devise which is lower... more

Aviation Machinist's Mate 3rd Class Seth Deboer retrieves an AQS-24 mine locator during a mine countermeasure operation.

Aviation Machinist's Mate 3rd Class Seth Deboer retrieves an AQS-24 mi...

Pacific Ocean (Jul. 08, 2004) Aviation Machinist's Mate 3rd Class Seth Deboer retrieves an AQS-24 mine locator during a mine countermeasure operation. The AQS-24 is a devise which is lowered into the water and... more

The Secretary of the Navy Gordon England, and the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Richard Myers, joined by his wife Mary Jo Myers, pose next to a model of a San Antonio-class amphibious dock landing ship (LPD).

The Secretary of the Navy Gordon England, and the Chairman, Joint Chie...

Washington D.C. (Sep. 09, 2004) The Secretary of the Navy Gordon England, and the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Richard Myers, joined by his wife Mary Jo Myers, pose next to a model of a San Antonio-clas... more

Secretary of the Navy Gordon England addresses a group of honored guests at the Pentagon as the U.S. Navy unveils a model ship of the San Antonio-class amphibious dock landing ship.

Secretary of the Navy Gordon England addresses a group of honored gues...

.jpg Washington D.C. (Sep. 09, 2004) The Secretary of the Navy Gordon England addresses a group of honored guests at the Pentagon as the U.S. Navy unveils a model ship of the San Antonio-class amphibious dock l... more

A group of honored guests observe as the U.S. Navy unveils a model of a San Antonio-class amphibious dock landing ship (LPD).

A group of honored guests observe as the U.S. Navy unveils a model of ...

Washington D.C. (Sep. 09, 2004) A group of honored guests observe as the U.S. Navy unveils a model of a San Antonio-class amphibious dock landing ship (LPD), following the official naming ceremony for USS Arlin... more

The amphibious transport dock USS Juneau (LPD 10) and the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) rendezvous prior to a vertical replenishment in the Arabian Gulf.

The amphibious transport dock USS Juneau (LPD 10) and the amphibious a...

Arabian Gulf (Sep. 22, 2004) The amphibious transport dock USS Juneau (LPD 10) and the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) rendezvous prior to a vertical replenishment in the Arabian Gulf. Juneau is assig... more

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), Adm. Vern Clark, speaks to Sailors assigned to the destroyer USS Spruance (DD 963), the amphibious transport dock USS Juneau (LPD 10) and tenant commands from Naval Support Activity Bahrain.

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), Adm. Vern Clark, speaks to Sailors as...

Manana, Bahrain (Oct. 10, 2004) Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), Adm. Vern Clark, speaks to Sailors assigned to the destroyer USS Spruance (DD 963), the amphibious transport dock USS Juneau (LPD 10) and tenant ... more

Radisson Chef instructs Culinary Specialist Seaman Rodney Smith, left, on preparing pizza dough making as part of a Task Force Excel (TFE) Program.

Radisson Chef instructs Culinary Specialist Seaman Rodney Smith, left,...

Northern Arabian Gulf (Oct. 13, 2004) Radisson Chef instructs Culinary Specialist Seaman Rodney Smith, left, on preparing pizza dough making as part of a Task Force Excel (TFE) Program. TFE is the Navys new edu... more

Radisson Chef instructs a Culinary Specialist Seaman Rodney Smith, left, on garnishing techniques as part of a Task Force Excel (TFE) Program.

Radisson Chef instructs a Culinary Specialist Seaman Rodney Smith, lef...

Northern Arabian Gulf (Oct. 13, 2004) Radisson Chef instructs a Culinary Specialist Seaman Rodney Smith, left, on garnishing techniques as part of a Task Force Excel (TFE) Program. TFE is the Navys new educatio... more

Electrician's Mate 2nd Class Albert M. Navarro of San Diego, Calif., carefully rewinds a motor used for ventilation in ship spaces on board the amphibious transport dock USS Denver (LPD 9).

Electrician's Mate 2nd Class Albert M. Navarro of San Diego, Calif., c...

San Diego, Calif. (Feb. 11, 2005) Electrician's Mate 2nd Class Albert M. Navarro of San Diego, Calif., carefully rewinds a motor used for ventilation in ship spaces on board the amphibious transport dock USS De... more

The amphibious transport dock USS Denver (LPD 9) departs from Pier 6 on board Naval Air Station North Island, Calif., to conduct routine work-up training off the coast of Southern California.

The amphibious transport dock USS Denver (LPD 9) departs from Pier 6 o...

San Diego, Calif. (Feb. 15, 2005) The amphibious transport dock USS Denver (LPD 9) departs from Pier 6 on board Naval Air Station North Island, Calif., to conduct routine work-up training off the coast of South... more

Commanding Officer, USS Denver (LPD 9), Capt. Todd Zecchin, presents Santa Barbara Mayor Marty Blum a plaque of appreciation.

Commanding Officer, USS Denver (LPD 9), Capt. Todd Zecchin, presents S...

Santa Barbara, Calif. (Mar. 06, 2005) Commanding Officer, USS Denver (LPD 9), Capt. Todd Zecchin, presents Santa Barbara Mayor Marty Blum a plaque of appreciation during the Navy League reception aboard Denver.... more

Operations Specialist 2nd Class Christopher Spurlock, assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS Dubuque (LPD 8), reads a page from a book.

Operations Specialist 2nd Class Christopher Spurlock, assigned to the ...

San Diego, Calif. (Mar. 17, 2005) Operations Specialist 2nd Class Christopher Spurlock, assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS Dubuque (LPD 8), reads a page from the book Clever Tom and the Leprecha... more

Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Randy Oaks, assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS Dubuque (LPD 8), shows second graders at La Mesa Dale Elementary School in San Diego, Calif., a page from a book.

Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Randy Oaks, assigned to the amphibious tra...

San Diego, Calif. (Mar. 17, 2005) Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Randy Oaks, assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS Dubuque (LPD 8), shows second graders at La Mesa Dale Elementary School in San Diego,... more

The Military Sealift Command (MSC) underway replenishment oiler USNS Bighorn (T-AO 198), foreground, refuels the amphibious transport dock USS Ponce (LPD 15).

The Military Sealift Command (MSC) underway replenishment oiler USNS B...

Atlantic Ocean (Apr. 04, 2005) The Military Sealift Command (MSC) underway replenishment oiler USNS Bighorn (T-AO 198), foreground, refuels the amphibious transport dock USS Ponce (LPD 15) as the guided missile... more

The amphibious dock landing ship, USS Ponce (LSD 15) anchors in Bitter Lake while awaiting clearance to continue through the Suez Canal with the Kearsarge Expeditionary Strike Group.

The amphibious dock landing ship, USS Ponce (LSD 15) anchors in Bitter...

Suez Canal (Apr. 22, 2005) The amphibious dock landing ship, USS Ponce (LSD 15) anchors in Bitter Lake while awaiting clearance to continue through the Suez Canal with the Kearsarge Expeditionary Strike Group. ... more